One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse.
KVN submitted a brief to the Supreme Court on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which argued that the Supreme Court should not allow religious objectors to obstruct third parties from obtaining medication and treatments that their doctors have prescribed.
Clients seeking top-notch representation at trial don't always need a BigLaw firm's multiple foreign offices, overwhelming manpower and the accompanying price tag. Oftentimes, a more nimble, specialized firm can do the trick, and that’s where the growing boutique trial firm industry comes into play.
The awards recognize California litigation practices that delivered exceptional results on their clients' most critical and challenging matters.
John Keker and his team brought in nearly $235 million for the San Diego County Water Authority. The big win was a key installment in California's ongoing water wars, made increasingly urgent by four dry years.
Bob Van Nest, David Silbert, Dan Jackson, and Michelle Ybarra used a 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision to prove that patents in lawsuits against Facebook Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. were invalid based on subject matter ineligibility.
Rachael Meny, Jamie Slaughter and their team removed a major threat to Lyft's business model when they settled a proposed class action lawsuit without classifying drivers as employees.
Both attorneys have played key roles in several of the firm’s recent noteworthy matters.
Robert Van Nest is set to reprise the "World Series of IP" this spring. He's also set to defend Arista Networks over patent and copyright claims brought by rival Cisco Systems in November.
Thousands of unaccompanied minors fled South and Central American countries, and ended up in a complicated asylum and immigration system with no one to guide them through it.
Law360 asked associates to offer advice on how younger attorneys can balance practicing the law, while impressing their partners and clients.
John Keker spoke with The Recorder about the dearth of civil jury trials and what he thinks it means for the profession and the law.
The ITC cleared Samsung and Qualcomm of violating a pair of Nvidia graphics patents in a case that could have barred certain Samsung products from the U.S. market, upholding an administrative law judge's decision and ending its investigation of the Korean smartphone giant.